Join me on my search to find the best hot chocolate in the world, try my favourite recipe and celebrate National Hot Chocolate Day.
The ultimate tourist guide to Croatia
From glorious untouched nature and crystal clear seas to colourful urban culture and stunning Game of Thrones locations, Croatia, and its eclectic attractions, are waiting to be discovered. In the last 10 years, this fascinating country has been the fastest-rising...
Zuppa Gallurese recipe, hearty comfort food from Sardinia
I first tried Zuppa Gallurese during a traditional Sardinian feast at an agriturismo in the north-east of the island. This tasty and filling comfort food recipe is perfect for a chilly evening and it’s really easy to make.
Where to stay in Mallorca, from a boutique hostel to 5 star luxury
A guide to the best Mallorca hotels from great value apartments to the ultimate in luxury on this picturesque Spanish island in the Mediterranean.
Lemon Spaghetti Recipe | A taste of the Amalfi coast with Travelsphere
Lotte Duncan, from the BBC Good Food Show, discovers the Amalfi coast and a deliciously simple pasta dish, Amalfi lemon spaghetti.
Top 20 plus things to do in the Algarve
Dramatic coastal walks, never-ending sandy beaches, fabulous food and wine, friendly locals, historic towns and villages, not to mention reasonable prices, it's small wonder that Portugal, and in particular the Algarve, is a favourite holiday destination with us...
Ponta da Piedade, one of the most beautiful coastlines in the world
Ponta da Piedade, the iconic Algarve, where dramatic honey-hued cliffs rise up from turquoise seas. Limestone arches, caves and pillars, chiselled by the wind and waves, form a spectacular coastline near the laid-back town of Lagos. It’s one of the most visited...
The essential guide to Quinta do Lago in the Algarve
What to do, where to eat and when to visit Quinta do Lago, a fabulous golf resort on the Algarve coast of Portugal. I found out all the answers during my stay at the fabulous, Quinta do Lago Country Club. And trust me, it isn’t all about the golf by any means!
Porto tónico | How to make the perfect white port cocktail
A refreshing alternative to G&T, Porto tónico, or P&T, is made with white port. Here’s my recipe for this fabulous cocktail that’s perfect for a summer’s day, or any day for that matter.
Ispica, getting off the beaten track in Sicily
Exploring Ispica, Sicily, one of the stunning late Baroque towns in the Val di Noto and home to the beautiful frescos of the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore.
Top 10 things to eat and drink in Spanish Basque Country
With delicious vegetables, meats and cheeses and superb wines, beers and cider, you’ll not go hungry or thirsty when you visit the Spanish Basque Country.
Top 16 things to see and do, eat and drink in Mallorca
Fabulous food, great wines, a stunning cathedral, picturesque hill-top villages and dramatic cliffs plunging into electric blue seas; there are so many reasons to fall in love with Mallorca. Here is my top 12 of things to see, eat and drink in Mallorca.
How we planned our eco-friendly honeymoon
From finding the right hotel to embracing the local culture, here are my top tips for enjoying an eco-friendly honeymoon.
Where and what to eat in Italy
From artisan gelato to fresh homemade pasta, Italian cuisine is renowned the world over, but beyond the pizza, pasta, and ice cream, there’s a never-ending gastronomic journey to discover including superb cheeses, succulent roasts and legendary desserts. Here’s my top ten favourite things to eat in Italy.
Top 10 Things to See & Do, Eat & Drink in Menorca
With sumptuous seafood, great wine and gin, a fascinating ancient history, miles of stunning coastline and more beaches than Mallorca, the unspoilt island of Menorca has it all.
Spanish Road Trip: Exploring L’Emporda in a Prius Plug-in Hybrid
What can you see in 50 km? We went to Girona to find out in the new Prius Plug-in Hybrid, and drove 50 km emission free!
Iconic locations & top tips for photographing Venice
The weather may be ever-changing, but the beauty of Venice is not. Here are my tips for photographing this iconic city, come rain, fog or sunshine.
An indulgent 48 hours in Venice
From never having been to Venice to never wanting to leave in just 48 hours – my guide to an indulgent weekend in Venice, Italy.
Review: Children of the Mists by Lexa Dudley
When I first visited Sardinia I immediately felt at home there. The towns, the people, their traditions and not least the stunning wild landscapes, they all beguiled me. And it is here on this wonderful island in the heart of the Mediterranean, that author Lexa Dudley...
A walk through time in Ciutadella de Menorca
As I wander around the historic old quarter of Ciutadella, past majestic peach coloured buildings, historic squares and through a maze of narrow alleys ways, I catch a glimpse of the turbulent history of the Spanish island of Menorca thanks to my guide. Luis tells...